Either from the often strikingly intimate handheld shots or his script, which bleeds unfiltered affection for his characters and the night-soaked streets of Berkeley, Quest is uncomplicated humanism that plays equally to the people at the front row as well as those at the back of theater.
With his camera at hand and a burning human to point it on, the most the film gets out of its subjects is an ill-advised, one-sided conversation where black residents and “woke” allies point to clear-cut racism and the folksy residents shrug their shoulders and deflect.
A new trailer has been released for Bert Scholiers‘ upcoming Belgian comedy Charlie and Hannah’s Grand Night Out, which is set to screen later this week at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, UT. The film sounds delightfully absurdist, revolving around two
A new trailer for Morrisa Maltz‘s documentary Ingrid has been released ahead of its premiere at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival. The film takes a look at a prominent fashion designer who dropped everything and moved to the woods becoming a hermit.
One film that I’m very interested in checking out at Slamdance this year (and one that we previously featured on Kickstart Sunday) is Wendy McColm‘s dark comedy Birds Without Feathers, and today its first trailer was released. The film revolves around
I hope you’re all getting excited as the 2018 Slamdance Film Festival draws near, taking place January 19-25th in Park City, UT. Today, the Beyond features and and Shorts lineup has been revealed, featuring a bevy of notable releases you should definitely
The 2018 Slamdance Film Festival is almost upon us, and today the feature competition lineup was revealed. The 24th edition of Slamdance will be taking place in Park City, UT from January 19th to the 25th.
A diptych on the inner lives of supporting characters, each afforded the lead in their own half of the film, is how writer/director Joyce Wong decides to explore the ups and downs of the people that usually occupy the margins of a film in her debut, Wexford Plaza. A series of interactions, both intimate and social, taking place within the vacant spaces of a strip mall tilting towards dereliction, of well-meaning intentions unraveling the frayed strands of two lives to differing degrees.
As the title of Bill Waterson’s comedy Dave Made a Maze suggests, Dave does indeed make a maze — and what a maze it is. Exploding with creativity, this quirky film about a slacker who creates a cardboard labyrinth in his apartment and subsequently gets himself and his friends lost inside is a ridiculously fun and absurd romp that had me chomping at the bit to uncover each and every unique room and passageway.